Plan-Do-Check-Act for Ergonomics

Ergonomics Done Right®

Plan-Do-Check-Act is a cornerstone of any ergonomics consulting we do.  By following through these simple steps we can work with you to identify the issues that are hindering your workplace efficiency and develop concrete goals and the best ways to achieve them.

Plan – Develop Goals

Planning is the first step in deploying a successful ergonomics initiative. Humantech can assist your leadership team in developing a solid understanding of the current situation as well as developing agreed-upon goals and strategies.

Program Needs Definition

Summarize regulatory requirements and organizational needs to define the scope and content of your ergonomics program.

Policy, Standard, and Guidance Development

Development of policy statements, program standards, and guidance resources to facilitate ergonomics program deployment.

Performance Measurement

Methods to easily obtain, record, and track ergonomic performance at all levels of the organization.

Management Engagement

Consulting interaction to ensure a clear definition of program expectations and support by top management.

Strategic Planning Facilitation

Consulting support to develop strategic and tactical plans.

Performance Measurement

Methods to easily obtain, record, and track ergonomic performance at all levels of the organization.

Do – Implement

The most critical part of an ergonomics initiative is implementation—identifying and resolving ergonomic issues.

Implementation of Plans and Improvements

Launching assistance for ergonomic hazard identification, solution application, training, and process management.

Engineering and Training Coordination

Ongoing assistance for ergonomic hazard identification, solution application, and training for an existing ergonomics initiatives.

Infrastructure Development

Developing responsibility and skills matrix for a training plan, ensuring performance and ergonomics program activities.

Check – Monitor Progress

As your ergonomics initiatives achieve success and mature, Humantech can provide guidance on process improvements based on independent third party review, guided self-evaluation, or peer comparison.

Ergonomics Process Review

Summary of process maturity and opportunities for continuous improvement based on independent third party review.

Benchmarking

Comprehensive investigation and comparison of ergonomics process performance with industry peers.

Ergonomics Process Self-Assessment

Summary of process maturity and opportunities for continuous improvement based on guided self-evaluation.

Act – Standardize

Continuous process improvement builds on learning from the ergonomics initiative deployment by standardizing internal best practices. Humantech can assist in capturing best practices and integrating them into your existing management systems.

Management Review

Presentation to key managers to facilitate the adoption of ergonomics best practices.

Program Enhancement

Guidance and solutions to strengthen the effectiveness of the ergonomics initiative.